Sean Phillipps: Empowering Leaders vs Instructing Followers

Sean Phillipps: Empowering Leaders vs Instructing Followers

Today, Sean Phillips chats to us about develop leaders, reminding us that leaders are not developed by giving tasks but by giving ownership.

Here are some other key points from the talk:

Learn how to equip and empower people further down

Equip. Empower. Engage

 

Equip:

Exodus 18:20:

Teach them his decrees and instructions, and show them the way they are to live and how they are to behave.

– Intentional training

 

Empower

Exodus 18:21:

But select capable men from all the people—men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain—and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.

– Select and appoint

– Define parameters of decision making and define levels of leadership

– Clear levels of leadership and clear parameters of empowerment

 

Engage

Exodus 18:26:

The difficult cases they brought to Moses, but the simple ones they decided themselves.